The peep show is a miniature wooden stage complete with flashing stage lights, sequined red curtain, lighted marquees, and fluffy marshmallow patrons and dancers. The first dancer emerges to the haunting strains of Warrant’s 1990 release “Cherry Pie” (yes, there is a Wikipedia page for the song). Lights flash, patrons change seats, and one even falls off of his barstool (flash back to my pal Aaron who pulled a similar maneuver at some bar in Tijuana years ago, and cue Dwight Yoakam — “It won’t hurt when I fall down from this barstool“).
The whole thing is sequenced by an Arduino and uses, according to Kyle,
10 Servos, 29 LEDs, 1 Arduino, 1 Audio Decoder IC, 1 Push Button, 1 0.5 W Speaker, ~650 Lines of Code, 3 Sheets of Foamboard, 5′ of Balsa Wood, 3′ of Dowels, 25′ of Wire, & 11 Peeps
In our third annual contest, Design News and Allied Electronics are going to crown a winner in early 2016 for the best reader gadget submission this year, and once again, you, the readers, are the judges!
The Attack Dyno brings car enthusiasts an attack timer and dynamometer in a small, portable package with the ability to output vehicle torque, speed, horsepower, 1/4 mile times, 0-60 mph acceleration times, ambient air temperature, and more.
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